noun, plural or·rer·ies.
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Among the children were the famous Orrery, and the yet more famous Robert Boyle.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
This came to the ears of the Earl of Orrery, who requested the butlers master to send him to his house, which the latter did.Irish Witchcraft and Demonology|St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
You therefore present this orrery to any person, and desire him to choose one of the questions there written.Endless Amusement|Unknown
These are all placed on a wide plain in a fashion symbolising the Solar System: like an orrery.A Son of Perdition|Fergus Hume
His countenance, says Orrery, could be terribly expressive of the sterner passions.Swift|Leslie Stephen